American Narrow Gauge Railroads

American Narrow Gauge Railroads

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This is the first comprehensive, extensively illustrated account of the growth and decline of American narrow gauge railroading, a singular and still not fully understood episode in the history of American transportation.Its coal traffic had decreased somewhat, but its passenger operations were now unprofitable owing to rivalry with the ... In mid- 1905 the line was leased to Pittsburgh Railways, which laid a third rail for its 5a#39;-2Viaquot; streetcars and strung overhead trolley wire. ... the corporate diagram that accompanied the submission showed 34 corporations or other owning entities, including ... Jeffersona€” Edenburg Edenburga€” Clarion Jct. Branch Clarion Jct.- Clarion Clarion Jct.-Frost Frost-Sheffield Jet.

Title:American Narrow Gauge Railroads
Author:George Woodman Hilton
Publisher:Stanford University Press - 1990


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